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Public Works Office Specialist (Part-Time)
The Town of Rutherfordton is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Part-Time Office Specialist. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, ethical, team-oriented, and passionate about public service. This position provides a variety of routine and complex administrative, clerical and technical work in assistance to the Director of Public Works; performing day-to-day tasks necessary to ensure accurate and timely performance of duties. Duties will include confidential administrative support to the department director & assistant director, assisting with departmental budget administration and monitoring, providing project management support, primary department contact for inquiries from the general public and town personnel, assisting with scheduling of resources, data research, work order processing, departmental purchasing process, compiling information for staff reports, maintaining records, assisting with special projects as assigned. This position also assists in the upkeep of the Downtown area including flowers, watering, trash removal, and maintenance of the Woodrow Jones building.
Hiring Pay Rate $15-16.50 per hour DOQ. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 14, 2022. Please return the completed application to the Town Manager, Town of Rutherfordton, 129 North Main St., Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Position open until filled; The Town of Rutherfordton is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Town of Rutherfordton is seeking a qualified individual for the position of firefighter. The successful candidate must possess a valid NC driver’s license, NC Firefighter II certification, and NC EMT Basic certification. A Class B driver’s license is required within six months of employment. Terms of employment will include the successful candidate completing a physical agility and written skills assessment. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, ethical, team-oriented, and passionate about public service. Starting salary is based on experience and qualifications with completive pay starting at $35,609. The Town of Rutherfordton offers a comprehensive employment package including health care, retirement, 401K, opportunities for advanced education, and training with associated pay for performance merit pay. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 4, 2022. Please return the completed application and copies of all applicable certifications and/or transcripts to the Fire Chief, Town of Rutherfordton, 144 N. Mitchell St., Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Position open until filled; The Town of Rutherfordton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Rutherfordton Employee Spotlight: Tim Lovelace
Each one of our team members brings a unique approach to their work with amazing personalities and hearts for service. Each month, we aim to share a little about one of the team members who work so hard to make Rutherfordton a great place to call home. This month the Town is shining the spotlight on Tim Lovelace! We hope you enjoy getting to know about Tim and celebrate his service to the Town.
Department: Fire & Rescue Dept
Title: Asst. Fire Chief
Years of Service: 30 Years
Family: Tim is married to Linda and has one Daughter, Kim Bridges, and two grandsons, Tyler & Garrett
What is your proudest moment working for the Town of Rutherfordton?
I was awarded the Firefighter of the Year award in 1999.
What brings you joy?
Spending time with my grandsons Tyler & Garrett and my family.
What do you enjoy most in your time off?
Hunting, Fishing, and Playing Golf.
What would you like others to know?
Always do your best at whatever you do.
Past Employee Spotlights: